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Premier League table since 2012: Man City have been division's best team

Premier League table since 2012: Man City have been division's best team

Section C of the 2016/17 Premier League handbook reads: "If at the end of the season either the league champions or the clubs to be relegated or the question of qualification for other competitions can not be determined because two or more clubs are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored, the clubs concerned shall play off one or more deciding league matches on neutral grounds, the format, timing and venue of which shall be determined by the board".



Tottenham's move can take them to last level, says Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino's side lost 4-2 to Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley last month. In the unlikely event Arsenal lose at home to relegated Sunderland tomorrow (May 16) then Liverpool will clinch a top four spot without playing.


Spurs start Jonathan Simmons over Kawhi Leonard for Game 2

Spurs start Jonathan Simmons over Kawhi Leonard for Game 2

Leonard left Game 1 on Sunday after re-injuring his tender left ankle in the third quarter when Warriors center Zaza Pachulia's foot slid under Leonard's following a jumper by the All-Star forward. The play where he took Kawhi down and locked his arm in Dallas and could have broken his arm. The Spurs will likely have to try to even the series without their best player in Game 2 Tuesday.


Popovich blasts Zaza Pachulia for play that injured Kawhi Leonard

Popovich blasts Zaza Pachulia for play that injured Kawhi Leonard

He also took his defense a step further and criticized "irrational people" on social media who thought it was a dirty play. The two-step lead with your foot closeout is not appropriate. I could care less. Swingman Andre Iguodala, a valuable player off the bench, did not practice Monday and is listed as questionable for Game 2 because of knee soreness.



Arsenal move closer to Champions League qualification with victory over Sunderland

Alexis Sanchez's brace means Arsenal could yet secure a top-four finish by beating Everton at home on Sunday, but only if fourth-place Liverpool - a point above them - slip up at home to Middlesbrough. There was nothing Pickford could do to deny Sanchez, however, the Chile worldwide coolly slotting the ball into the empty net after being presented with a gilt-edged chance by Ozil.


Zidane insists Madrid aren't taking La Liga triumph for granted

Zidane insists Madrid aren't taking La Liga triumph for granted

Barcelona lost a thriller at Balaidos earlier in the season while Celta have already tasted victory against Madrid this season, knocking them out of the Copa del Rey. "More than the goal itself, it's what he's done so far". "Listen, right now is not the time to talk about that", Zidane said. "He's just got something, he's different".